Walking on Drift Ice
A hot-spring village featuring 17 well-known spas and noted for the beauty of its fall foliage
The village of Hakone Onsenkyo boasts 17 well-known spas, including Hakone Yumoto Onsen and Ashinoko Onsen. At this popular resort, which is one Japan's premier thermal bathing spots, fall is a season of breathtaking beauty, when the mountains of Hakone take on rich tints of orange and yellow. The tide of fall color sweeps from Ashinoko to Hakone-Yumoto in about a month, providing the perfect opportunity for a leisurely tour of the local thermal baths.
Address: Hakone-machi, Ashigarashimo-gun, Kanagawa Prefecture
Airport: Haneda Airport
Ailments said to be alleviated by the thermal waters include:
Burns, cuts, weak constitution, chronic female disorders and other conditions